Op has already stated,
Originally Posted by LukeGehman
Is it worth paying $35,000 more per year to go to Macalester over the University of Montana
Somewhere along the line even if the 35k was his EFC and he was going to Montana for free, Macalaster has already determined that his family has considerable income/assets. Perhaps even after meeting his need there is a 35k a year difference between attending Macalaster and attending UM.